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Authentic Italian Pizza

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Primary Item (H2)

Dough

Ingredients

2 
Cups
Flour OR All-Purpose OR GF – see note*
1 
TSP
Instant OR Quick Rise Dry Yeast – see note**
1 
TBSP
Sugar, any
1 
Cup
Warm Water
1/2  
TSP
Salt
1/4 
Cup
Olive Oil

EQUIPMENT

2  
Large
Baking Trays
1  
Roll
Parchment Paper
1  
Medium
Cup
1  
Large
Spoon
1  
Large
Bowl
1  
Large
Tea Towel
1  
Large
Wire Rack
How to make it

Method

1
MIX Flour & Salt in Large Bowl – see note*
2
MIX Warm Water & Yeast in Cup and stir with Spoon - see note**
3
ADD Yeast Water to Flour Mix and mix well until dough forms
4
MOVE Dough onto lightly floured countertop
5
KNEAD Dough until not sticking to hands, using extra flour
6
ROLL Dough into a tight ball
7
PLACE Dough back into bowl OR on tray sprinkled with semolina
8
SPRINKLE Top of dough with some flour (prevents sticking to tea towel)
9
COVER Dough with damp Tea Towel (damp adds moisture)
10
PLACE Dough in warm spot until double in size (at least 30 mins – up to 2 hours)
11
PLACE 1st Baking Tray upside down in the oven. (makeshift pizza oven)
12
PREHEAT Oven to 500 F
13
LINE 2ND Baking Tray with Parchment Paper
14
DRIZZLE Parchment Paper with some Olive Oil
15
PUNCH Dough down in the center
16
STRETCH Dough until you make a pizza shape, careful not touching the edges (the crust)!
17
PLACE Dough on the 2nd Baking Tray lined with Parchment Paper
18
SPOON Tomato Sauce onto Pizza
19
ADD your toppings!
20
PLACE Pizza in the oven
21
BAKE 10-12 minutes (DO NOT OPEN OVEN)
22
LET COOL on Wire Rack for at least 5 minutes
23
STORE in airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 Days
AUTHENTIC ITALIAN PIZZA Dough 1  lb          All-Purpose Flour OR 00 Flour 🌾GF 1  Pack     Instant OR Quick Rise Dry Yeast 1  Bag       Sugar, any 🍚 1  Shaker  Salt 🧂 1  Bottle   Olive Oil   Topping Suggestions 1  Can      Tomato Sauce 1  Ball       Buffalo Mozzarella (softer) OR Regular 1  Pack      Cheese of choice (Parmesan/Cheddar/Blue Cheese! More stinky) 🧀 1  Bunch   Basil 🌿 1  Bunch   Arugula 🌿 1  Pack      Meat of choice (Ham/Bacon/Turkey) 🍖 1  Jar         Olives, any 1  Small     Onion, any 🧅 1                 Sweet Bell Pepper, any color  🌶 ½               Chopped Pineapple! 🍍  

AUTHENTIC ITALIAN PIZZA

Dough

1  lb          All-Purpose Flour OR 00 Flour 🌾GF

1  Pack     Instant OR Quick Rise Dry Yeast

1  Bag       Sugar, any 🍚

1  Shaker  Salt 🧂

1  Bottle   Olive Oil

 

Topping Suggestions

1  Can      Tomato Sauce

1  Ball       Buffalo Mozzarella (softer) OR Regular

1  Pack      Cheese of choice (Parmesan/Cheddar/Blue Cheese! More stinky) 🧀

1  Bunch   Basil 🌿

1  Bunch   Arugula 🌿

1  Pack      Meat of choice (Ham/Bacon/Turkey) 🍖

1  Jar         Olives, any

1  Small     Onion, any 🧅

1                 Sweet Bell Pepper, any color  🌶

½               Chopped Pineapple! 🍍

 

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